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Made In Haslingden Carers' Resource


This resource was created by the Made In Haslingden Carers' Group. It's aim is to provide and support other carers to know what services are available both locally and nationally.

With grateful thanks to Jane, Margaret, David, Karen, Janet and Rachel for their time, research and desire to help others.


Information & Guidance


Dementia UK

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who are supported and developed by Dementia UK. They provide life-changing support for families affected by all kinds of dementia. Admiral Nursing Direct help line, 0845 257 9406

About dementia, including sources of support | Dementia UK


Alzheimer's Society

Campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today. National helpline 0300 222 1122 Alzheimer's Society - United Against Dementia (alzheimers.org.uk) 


Age UK Lancashire

Local charity working in the community to support older people, families and carers to live their best life. Latest Updates and Information | Age UK Lancashire


Rare Dementia UK - Rare Dementia Support


Parkinson's UK Homepage | Parkinson's UK (parkinsons.org.uk)


Lewy Body Society www.lewybody.org


Stoke Association UK Stroke Association | Home


Herbert’s Protoco

The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme being implemented by Lancashire Constabulary in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Services and North West Ambulance Service. It involves carers compiling useful information which could be used by Police and other agencies to search for and locate a loved one in the event of them going missing. -Lancashire Constabulary - Herbert Protocol


Together in Demetia Everyday (TIDE)

Supporting carers of people living with dementia across the UK. Together in dementia everyday. When no one else was here for me, tide were beside me


Rossendale Citizen Advice Bureau

Provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice on people's rights and responsibilities. Rossendale Citizens Advice Bureau, Bacup (cylex-uk.co.uk) Rossendale Citizens Advice Bureau, Stubbylee Lane  , Ground Floor, Stubbylee Hall, OL13 0DE Bacup. Lancashire England. Telephone: 0808 278 7975


Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)

A multi-disciplinary team offering specialist assessment, treatment, and care to people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties between the ages of 16 - 65 years old in the community. Community Mental Health Team - Rossendale (eastlancshealthyminds.co.uk) Tel: 01282 657790


Memory Assessment Services

Memory Assessment Services are located across Lancashire and aim to comprehensively assess anyone of any age who might be worried about their memory.  The teams are made up of Nurses, Doctors, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists.  Anyone can be referred via their GP, or other hospital specialist because of concerns. Gannow Lane Resource Centre, 164 Gannow Lane, Burnley, BB12 6QH.  Telephone 01282 657 832

www.lscft.nhs.uk/mas


Lancashire county Council

Dementia - Lancashire County Council


Organisations & Support


Carers UK

Supporting people who provide care for other across the UK. www.carersuk.org


Carers Link Lancashire

Supporting unpaid carers across Lancashire. Home | carers-link-01 (carerslinklancashire.co.uk)

Carers Link Lancashire, 54-56 Blackburn Road, Accrington, BB5 1LE

Telephone: 0345 688 7113


Carers Trust - Supporting unpaid carers

Homepage - Carers Trust


Lancashire social services

Arranging help, care assessments, telecare, direct payments, safeguarding. Adult social care - Lancashire County Council


Johns Campaign

Supporting families to stay together during hospital stays.

John's Campaign (johnscampaign.org.uk)


Community Groups & Activities


Rossendale Memory Choir 

We provide a safe place where people living with dementia and their carers can create music together and socialise whilst at the same time having fun and being supported.

Rossendale Memory Choir – Rossendale Memory Choir’s Online Singing Sessions


Rossendale Community Directory

List of activities, groups and organisations across Rossendale.

Home | Rossendale Community Directory


Haslingden Community Link

Providing Community activities and café.

Bury Road, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs. BB4 5PG

Email: info@hcl.org.uk Tel01706 230116

Haslingden Community Link (hcl.org.uk)


Whitaker Museum

Museum, community activities and café.

Homepage - The Whitaker Museum


Music for Dementia (M4D) Music radio for people living with dementia (not talk or adverts)

Music for Dementia


Dementia Engagement Empowerment Programme (DEEP) UK network of people living with dementia voices and guides.

DEEP (dementiavoices.org.uk)


Made in Haslingden – Supporting people living with dementia, their families and people who may feel lonely and isolated. Dementia Carers café and zoom, Shed and craft activities. We meet at the Whitaker Museum. Home Page (madeinhaslingden.org)


Learning & Knowledge

Social care in Excellence (SCIE) - A resource hub for anyone supporting people with dementia

Dementia – SCIE


Skills for Care

Dementia (skillsforcare.org.uk)


Health Education England

Dementia | Health Education England (hee.nhs.uk)


Care Quality Commission (CQC) Monitor, inspect and rate the standard of care in hospitals, care homes, GP’s etc

Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)


Emergency Telephone Numbers


Out-of-Hours Support Numbers:

In an emergency seek immediate support either by dialling 999 or attending A&E.

For out of hours contact your G.P surgery on their usual number, where you will be given their out of hours numbers where you can access some support.


Samaritan’s 24 hour free helpline: Tel: 116 123 

email:  jo@samaritans.org   website: www.samaritans.org


NHS helpline: 111


CALM (5pm to midnight support for men): 0800 58 58 58  General information for this service is that this is a helpline for men who are experiencing low mood or are in crisis. The person may be experiencing suicidal thoughts, or they may be experiencing difficulties that could be triggers for suicidal thoughts, e.g. relationship/financial/health issues. https://www.thecalmzone.net/


Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment (CRHT) Hyndburn & Ribble Valley & Rossendale – mental health support 01254 226 074 Daisyfield Mill, Appleby Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 3BL